Contact Us

  • Please note that the synagogue premises are currently closed to visitors and there is no access without prior appointment
  • The EHRS offices and departments are trying to operate as much as normal as is possible within the government regulations at this time
  • The telephone is operated during the normal office hours.  Where a staff member is operating from home, they are reachable via the usual telephone numbers and email addresses
  • Please listen to the menu when you call, to be connected as appropriate
  • Please do not send anything by post
  • All payments should be made via the website or bank transfers. We will soon be able to take payments over the phone once a new system is set up
General Administration
Phone: 020 8238 1000 Email:
Perry Newton Community Director
Phone: 020 8238 1010 Email:
Phone: 020 8238 1020 Email:
Phone: 020 8238 1019 Email:
Rabbi Mati Kirschenbaum Rabbi
Phone: 020 8238 1018 Email:
Martine Allen Office Manager & PA to Community Director
Phone: 020 8238 1011 Email:
June Lewis PA to Rabbinic Team
Phone: 020 8238 1002 Email:
Bonnie Lemer Marketing & Communcations Officer
Phone: 020 8238 1001 Email:
Rosalinde Bloom Membership Officer
Phone: 020 8238 1004 Email:
Val Joseph Head of Community Care
Phone: 020 8238 1013 Email:
Outside office hours our 24/7 EHRS Emergency Line is 07708 731862, it will be answered by one of the EHRS Rabbinic Team.
In case of a bereavement please call the Jewish Joint Burial Society on 020 8989 5252 They will help and support you to make the arrangements you need.  Please also call the Synagogue on 020 8238 1000  We are here to help you.


During office hours in all cases of bereavement please contact June Lewis, the Rabbis’ Personal Assistant, phone 020 8238 1002 or email

Out of office hours in all cases of a bereavement requiring a burial at any cemetary or cremation please call the Jewish Joint Burial Society on 020 8989 5252 and listen to their full message.  JJBS email